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Synonyms for detribalisation

the act of causing tribal people to abandon their customs and adopt urban ways of living

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the decline or termination of tribal organization

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Waterman (eds), Diprotodon to Detribalisation, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, 278-84.
Dans le cadre de cette politique dite de detribalisation , les Narragansett avaient accepte de vendre ce qui restait de leurs terres, sauf une parcelle d'un hectare ou etaient situees les tombes de leurs ancetres, qu'ils souhaitaient conserver.
He takes issue with the detribalisation thesis which was characteristic of much Australian postwar anthropology and which treats indigenous people who are located between the traditional and the modern culture as `lost and disoriented in a secular purgatory' (1988: 1).
Most of the data for this study was gathered during 1988 when I conducted a study of transporters as part of a more general study of detribalisation and ethnicity in Quetta [Titus (1991)], For that study I conducted interviews, engaged in participant observation by accompanying two bus crews on their inter-city routes, and administered a survey to 58 bus owners.
Piling (eds), Diprotodon to Detribalisation, Michigan State University Press, East Lansing.